As you go through your items it can be difficult to decide what pile your items should go in. We have a few tips for you. When you pick up an item you will want to pay attention to your gut instinct on the item. If you have a hard time deciding which pile to put it in, you think about when the last time you used the item was. Marie Kondo, the decluttering expert, says that if you have not used an item in the last year that you should get rid of it. She continues to advise that most items that you keep “just in case” you do not typically ever use again. She encourages you to simply get rid of those items that you keep just in case the need ever arises. Keeping only what makes you happy will be more emotionally fulfilling.